Debt to GDP Ratio of Select Countries

Debt levels have increased globally since the financial crisis of 2008-09. Both government and private debt have soared after the crisis. The following chart shows the Debt to GDP Ratio of select countries:

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Debt to GDP in select Countries

Source:  The Absolute Return Letter June 2016, Absolute Return Partners

Japan has the highest debt with the debt-to-GDP ratio well above the 400% mark. The US figure is also high at over 300%.

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